League Two: Yeovil drop out of the Football League after collapse at Northampton


League Two: Yeovil drop out of the Football League after collapse at Northampton

Yeovil were relegated to the National League after throwing away a two-goal lead at Northampton on a dramatic day at the foot of League Two.

The Glovers looked on course to boost their survival bid after goals from Tristan Abrahams and Jake Gray in the opening 24 minutes put them in control.

Tristan Abrahams despairs after the game

However, Omar Sowunmi headed into his own net four minutes after half-time and Daniel Powell pulled the Cobblers level six minutes later.

Notts County started the day behind Yeovil but gave themselves a huge lifeline with a 2-1 win at home to Grimsby – a Craig Mackail-Smith effort and a Harry Clifton own goal earning them the three points.

However, the Magpies remain two points adrift of 22nd-placed Macclesfield, who moved a step closer to preserving their English Football League status thanks to a 66th-minute David Fitzpatrick goal in a 1-0 win at Port Vale that relegated the Glovers, who are now helplessly four points from safety with a single fixture left to play.

Forest Green were on their way to gaining ground in the race for automatic promotion until a late collapse in their match at Crewe.